Eight domestic workers have taken in by Nigerian police for questioning. The reason behind is the death of the three-year-old Davido, son of Afrobeats star. Ifeanyi Adeleke, who turned three last month, had drowned on Monday, a police spokesman confirmed this to the BBC.
How did it happened?
It happened in the swimming pool at his parents’ home in the main city of Lagos, said the media reports.A popular chef and influencer, Davido and his fiancée Chioma Rowland, have not yet commented on their son’s death. also read:- Migos:- Take off at the age of 28, found dead in HOUSTON
The news has been trending globally about the tragic drowning. Fans and colleagues from the entertainment industry are sending their heartfelt condolences to the couple.
When was the police called ?
Benjamin Hundeyin, a police spokesman told BBC that one of couple’s domestic staff called the police on Monday at 22:00 local time (21:00 GMT) . Eight members of staff had been invited in for questioning, he confirmed. Anyone with a case to answer would be arrested.
Here’s what Mr Hundeyin stated to the police
Mr Hundeyin said that “We are reviewing the CCTV cameras to get additional information about the circumstances of his death.” He further added, “His body has been deposited in the morgue. We are in touch with his parents. In fact they were with us last night”.
David Adeleke’s situation seems to have similar circumstances to a Nigerian singer .
David Adeleke, who is also popular as Davido, is considered as one of the biggest music stars in Africa. He has won many music awards including MTV and BET. He also collaborated with international artists including Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj.He and Chioma Rowland announced they would be getting married next year during a trip to London which took place last month.The singer has three more children with other partners.Also, in 2018, the one-year-old son of Nigerian singer D’Banj also drowned in a pool which seem like similar circumstances.